Cabaret Voltaire

Cabaret Voltaire
36–38 Blair Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1QR
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Triple-roomed subterranean venue set into the caverns of the Old Town with a musical programme that covers all aspects of underground music seven nights a week. Expect big name DJs in an intimate surrounding as well as up and coming artists along with the hottest bands in the scene, with the luxurious sanctuary of The Speakeasy to escape to when it all becomes a bit much downstairs.

Events at this venue

There are 4 events at this location

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All the Young Nudes

A relaxed life drawing club with music and a bar to aid the flow of inspiration.

Tue 27 Jun

£5 / 0131 247 4704

Tue 4 Jul

£5 / 0131 247 4704

Tue 11 Jul

£5 / 0131 247 4704

…and 2 more dates until 25 Jul

Noel Gallagher MTV Unplugged (Tribute FRIDAY Show) + Support

A recreation of Oasis MTV Unplugged 1996 show where Noel Gallagher took lead vocals

Fri 8 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 247 4704

Noel Gallagher MTV Unplugged (Tribute Show) + Support

A recreation of Oasis MTV Unplugged 1996 show where Noel Gallagher took lead vocals

Sat 9 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 247 4704

Say It Ain't Sew

Cross-stitch craft with cool projects and added cocktails. Say It Ain't Sew has become one of Scotland's most popular sewing classes, where people from all backgrounds come together to get crafty. Remember that knitting under the influence of mojitos can lead to serious abuse of wool.

Tue 27 Jun

Free / 0131 247 4704

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Tue 4 Jul

Free / 0131 247 4704

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Tue 11 Jul

Free / 0131 247 4704

  • 18:30 – 20:30
…and 8 more dates until 5 Sep

Reviews & features

Hogmanay Clubs: Edinburgh 2014

4 Dec 2014

Featuring Witness, Mungo Hi Fi, Microtrauma, Craig Smith and Gasoline Dance Machine

If Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party isn't your cup of champagne and you'd rather see in the new year dancing underground, up close and personal with disco lights for fireworks, here's your guide to the best clubs to get your groove on...

Edinburgh's club scene: what happens now?

28 Feb 2012

Representatives from Bongo, Cab Vol, Electric Circus, Summerhall and G1 Group have their say

Rob Hoon. Manager of Bongo Club’s parent organisation, Out of the Blue. Despite being a beautiful, blossoming city of international renown and appeal that hosts the biggest arts festival in the world, Edinburgh’s all year round independent music and…

Edinburgh's Cabaret Voltaire venue to close for refurbishment

3 Feb 2012

Owners G1 promise 'a wholly new look' for club and music venue

Veteran Edinburgh club venue Cabaret Voltaire is due to close for six weeks, from Mon 20 Feb–Sun 1 Apr. The club will be subject to a major refurbishment according to a statement released by G1 Group, who have owned the venue since July 2011: ‘A six…

Cabaret Voltaire's Alternative Freshers' Week

19 Sep 2011

A list of reasons to attend the week-long club extravaganza

SBTRKT Welcome to Edinburgh, say Cab Vol, as they introduce nine big student specials in a row. Allow us to take you through who’s appearing, starting with Young Turks-signed London producer Aaron Jerome, aka SBTRKT, playing at Sugarbeat. The…

Cabaret Voltaire The Fourth Birthday: Life’s a cabaret

19 Feb 2009

For four years now, Cabaret Voltaire has been the hard act which every other club in Edinburgh has had to follow. The hard work and determination of owner Sarah David accounts for much of this success, although this year we decided to let some of her…

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